has been a Territory Sales Manager for Le Creuset for the past 17 years. She has extensive experience
in product education, conducting food demonstrations, & cooking classes in the Upper Midwest including over 5 years of experience conducting live
television segments to promote and educate consumers about the fabulous features and benefits of Le Creuset products! She is a veteran entertainer,
hosting dinner parties and celebrations with flair for over 30 years. Her passion for delicious food and festive entertaining is only surpassed by
her passion for the uncompromising quality and perfect performance provided by the finely engineered products Le Creuset has been known for since 1925.
is the owner/innkeeper of High Prairie Lodge, outside of Whitewood, SD.
Teresa is in the process of writing her first cookbook and has taught many classes here at SITK. Using well-loved recipes
Teresa pairs her varied culinary and life experiences to provide food that is organic, seasonal, and creative. Teresa and
her husband, Dave, are one of the few American couples licensed to guide and outfit in Saskatchewan, Nebraska, and South Dakota.
recently retired from teaching at Central High School. A passionate cook, she is constantly adding
recipes to her collection. Chris specializes in gourmet dishes that are relatively quick, highly flavored and nutritious. She is a long-time member of a local
gourmet club and has a fantastic reputation for serving delicious and creative vegetarian entrees.
Carrie & Jim DeForrest
own Stonewalls on Highway 16. Originally a coffee roasting business, Jim and
Carrie grew that into a coffeehouse and eventually they decided to transition to a full service restaurant, serving gourmet pizza. The restaurant has its own stone
oven, which Carrie and Jim traveled to Seattle to learn use. They are excited to teach others about making a gourmet pizza at home.
has been in the restaurant business for over 30 years. He was most recently owner and chef of Delmonico
Grill and Manchego Tapas Bar. Look for his newest restaurant project coming in spring of 2013.
grew up with the best of both worlds ... his mother was a gourmet cook and his father a wine connoisseur.
Hence, his interest in food and wine today! Although his main job is "meteorologist" at KOTA-TV, Eric produces and hosts
Cooking with Eric
every Friday morning, In the Kitchen with Eric
at Someone's In The Kitchen live each Thursday noon, and
Eric's Wine Minute
every Tuesday and Thursday morning.
(formerly Geiger) is a staff member at Someone's In The Kitchen and
a wonderful gourmet cook. Kirsten is in charge of the cooking class schedule, the website, including internet sales and bridal registry, the SITK newsletter,
and our Facebook page. Many of our customers know Kirsten from her daily FB updates, filled with great cooking tips and wonderful recipes.
is Principal at St. Elizabeth Seton and a part time staff member at Someone's In The Kitchen.
Prior to becoming a principal, she was also an elementary school teacher for 12 years. Colleen taught a series of cooking classes for
St. Elizabeth Seton during the summer of 2005 and has taught many kids' cooking classes at Someone's In The Kitchen.
was the owner/operator of Pewter Place on Quincy for 5 1/2 years when she closed it in the early
1980's, after which she worked for Alex Johnson Fine Dining for several years. For many years Roberta was the Food Service Director at Westhills Village
until her recent retirement. She has done catering for Someone's In The Kitchen, and we are pleased to welcome her as a new instructor.
has recently returned to the Black Hills, where she grew up, after spending the last six years in
Montana. While in Montana, she earned a degree in Biochemistry and learned to love great beer, which paired well with the love of food she'd always had thanks
to her mother. She's been working at Dough Trader Pizza Company in Spearfish for about a year and a half, and loves every day of it. Her idea of a good day
begins with some sort of dough and ends with great food, drink, family and friends.
moved to Rapid City over 20 years ago from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She was a lifetime resident of New Mexico, having been born and raised in Taos. After arriving in Rapid City, she started having
Christmas parties at her home featuring her specialty, Spanish cuisine. She had to give up the custom when the demand outgrew the size of her home.
Lorraine has catered many events organizations and for special friends.
of Uncorked Wine And Tapas Bar And Restaurant began cooking in the 6th grade. Her single mom would leave
her instructions and she would make dinner. She fell in love with cooking! She started her catering business --Catered
Two in 1989 with a partner. The catering business started small, catering about 3 – 4 times a month. Her partner
eventually went on to her own endeavors, and Deb now caters full time. In November of 2008 she opened Rapid City's first
Tapas bar – Uncorked Wine And Tapas Bar And Restaurant.
Deb says, "As far as learning to cook, my experience comes from practice- lots of it. We research all kinds of food
ideas and recipes, develop our own ideas and the rest is trial and error, but we get to eat the mistakes!"
works for the local hospital and is an avid camper and experienced Dutch Oven cook. He has assisted in our Dutch Oven Class
for the past couple of years and and we are very excited that he has agreed to teach this very popular class.
is a registered dietitian, a licensed nutritionist, a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Nationally Certified
Weight Loss Consultant. She serves as the consulting dietitian to several healthcare facilities in the Black Hills. Helen has
a passion for helping people with special diet needs and her interest in cooking and baking goes back to early childhood. "I
used to spend hours in the kitchen preparing desserts from scratch. Now my time in the kitchen is spent preparing healthy
foods my husband and I can enjoy all during the week."
received her culinary, baking and pastry degrees at the Art
Institutes International Minnesota in Minneapolis in 2005. While attending school she interned at Tryg's on Lake
Calhoun. After graduation Beth worked in Tuscany, Italy before moving to the Black Hills and working at Sage Creek
Grille as a Sous Chef. Beth is currently a wine and spirits representative for Johnson Brothers Western Wholesalers.
is the Head Chef and Baker at the Colonial House Restaurant in Rapid
City. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of Art in Denver, he creates all of his desserts and specialty breads from
scratch. He is a member of the American Culinary Federation and is a Certified Working Pastry Chef. He has taught
culinary classes through Community Education in Rapid City for many years.
love affair with food started early. She has been cooking since she was old enough to sit on the counter
and help stir. She was involved in 4-H Special Foods growing up. She continued her "cooking adventure" as a consultant for Pampered Chef, until she joined the
Someone's In The Kitchen staff in 2012.
is sales representative for Wüsthof-Trident of America, Inc.
Wüsthof is considered to be the cutlery of choice by professionals all over the world. Selling and servicing independent and national accounts, Clark
teaches knife skills classes all across the Midwest, and will be ready to answer any questions you may have about high-end
has participated in classes taught by Julia Child, Alice Medrich, and others through the I.A.C.P.
(International Association of Culinary Professionals). She taught cooking classes for Dayton's in Bismarck, ND and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since moving to Spearfish,
she has catered special events and taught small cooking classes. Vicky is currently working on her cookbook, that she hopes to have finished soon.
grew up in Hill City, SD before attending the Culinary School of the Rockies in Boulder, Colorado. After
graduating he worked at The Kitchen in Boulder. Upon returning to the area, he has worked at several area restaurants. He then started Rustic Cuisine, an In-home
Catering and Personal Chef Service. Daniel is the Events Coordinator at West Hills Village.
If you wish to register for classes or need further information, please call us at
605-341-5044 or if outside of Rapid City, call toll free 1-888-817-5078.